Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators can expect wages of $15.51 per hour on average. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and close to one-half have dental, as well. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,200 - $179,676
(Median)
$19K
$51K
$180K
MEDIAN: $51,000
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$11.24 - $19.93
(Median)
$11
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$19,200 - $179,676  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $7,047  
Profit Sharing
$3,535  
Total Pay (?
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$23,507 - $57,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.24 - $19.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.61  
Overtime
$16.37 - $29.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$102.13 - $7,047  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,535  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,507 - $57,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 197
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Skills That Affect Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
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Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
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Welding
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Blueprints
0%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
0%

National Average
$37,000

Manufacturing Fabrication
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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